Lisa Stratford > Irwin Mitchell > Sheffield, England > Lawyer Profile

Irwin Mitchell
S3 8DT

Work Department

Real estate property litigation


Senior associate

She has substantial experience of dealing with complex landlord and tenant matters including lease renewal and termination proceedings, dilapidations claims and rent and service charge disputes & recovery.

In addition to landlord and tenant matters, Lisa also acts for investors and developers and in an advisory and risk management capacity. Lisa is regularly instructed in complex matters on behalf of banks, Law of Property Act Receivers and insolvency practitioners to deal with a wide range of property related insolvency matters. Lisa is also instructed in general property litigation matters such as those concerning easements, breach of covenant and nuisance. She has developed a specialism in acting in substantial nuisance cases for both private individuals and developer clients, and also carries out specialist work in all forms of leasehold enfranchisement/right of first refusal work, acting for both freeholders and leaseholders.


Lisa Stratford joined the property litigation team at Irwin Mitchell in 2013 and was promoted to Associate in November 2015 and Senior Associate in December 2016.

Lawyer Rankings

Yorkshire and the Humber > Real estate > Property litigation

(Rising stars)

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Praised for its ‘first-class technical knowledge’, the national real estate disputes team at Irwin Mitchell counts commercial property investors, developers, retailers, corporate occupiers and Sheffield-based institutions among its key roster of clients. Danny Revitt ‘provides great practical advice’ and is noted for his work advising commercial landlords and tenants on portfolio management matters. Other key members of the team include senior associates Lisa Stratford, who focuses on property disputes funded by legal expenses insurers, and Thomas Freeman, who joined from Knights plc in January 2022.